June 30, 2011

Is the End in sight for the Canadian Wheat Board?

The Conservative governments intends to end the single desk marketing powers of the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB), this was confirmed by the Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz. "Our Government is supporting the grain sector through our commitment to marketing freedom for wheat and barley growers in western Canada," Minister Ritz said in a news release highlighting his comments made at the Grain Growers of Canada summer meeting in Winnipeg.

"We know that grain farmers will be able to make their marketing choices based on what is best for their own business, and opening up the market will attract investment, encourage innovation, create value-added jobs and build a stronger economy." Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine and the International Milling Directory from Perendale Publishers

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